Friday, November 12, 2021

Petra - Wake-Up Call (1993)


Petra - Wake-Up Call (1993)


Tracklist front / back album covers


"Midnight Oil" – 3:17

"Good News" – 4:29

"Strong Convictions" – 3:53

"He's Been in My Shoes" – 4:22

"Praying Man" (words by John Lawry, music by Lawry & Jim Cooper) – 4:25

"Underneath the Blood" (music by Ronny Cates) – 3:30

"Sleeping Giant" (music by Cates) – 5:28

"Believer in Deed" – 4:06

"Marks of the Cross" (music by Cates) – 4:35

"Just Reach Out" (words & music by John Schlitt and Rich Gootee) – 4:28



Petra Band Members / Musicians

Bob Hartman – guitar

John Schlitt – lead vocals

John Lawry – keyboards

Ronny Cates – bass

Louie Weaver – drums

Robert White Johnson – background vocals

Chris Eddy – background vocals

Michael Black – background vocals

Jimmie Lee Sloas – background vocals

Bob Carlisle – background vocals

Gordon Kennedy – background vocals

Nanette Britt – background vocals

Vicki Carrico – background vocals

Ron Hemby – background vocals

Judson Spence – background vocals

Tommy Funderburk – background vocals

Dale Thompson – background vocals

Joe Pizzulo – background vocals

Brown Bannister – producer, additional engineer

Jeff Balding – engineer, mixing

Wayne Mehl – assistant engineer

Martin Woodle – assistant engineer

Rory Romano – assistant engineer

Steve Bishir – additional engineer

The Power Station, New York City – recording location

The Dugout, Nashville – recording location

Oceanway Studio, Hollywood – recording location, mixing location

Sixteenth Avenue Sound, Nashville – mixing location

Jeff Demorris – mixing assistant

Greg Parker – mixing assistant

Pete Martinez – mixing assistant

Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood – mastering




Wake-Up Call is the 14th studio album of the Christian rock band, Petra. It was released on November 9, 1993. The album was one of the most successful for the band garnering them both a Grammy Award and a Dove Award.

The album marks a dramatic shift in tone for the band. The sound is more raw, there are fewer driving rock songs, and it concludes with three consecutive ballads.

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